Shanghai high-rise fire

| November 15th, 2010

(Edited by Key)

Fire broke out at a 28 story apartment building in Shanghai at 2:00 in the afternoon, Nov15 (local time) causing at least 49 deaths. The building was located at Jing An district and was under renovation. According to Xinhua’s report, over 100 were rescued out of the building of 156 households so far.

Well-known Chinese youth opinion leader Han Han happened to be at the scene and he had recorded what happened the whole time.

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Photographer captures firefighter losing his life cleaning up Dalian oil spills

| August 3rd, 2010

July 16, 2010, an oil pipeline explosion accident happened in Dalian, the fire was put out after 15 hours of burning.  The cause of the accident was still under investigation.  According to CCTV, about 400,000 gallon of oil was spilled into the Yellow Sea, which heavily polluted over 160 square kilometers of the sea water. (The BP oil spills at the Gulf of Mexico was over 100 million gallons)

(From Daqi) A photographer, in 334 seconds, captured the death of […]Read more…